A former Southern Baptist state convention leader claims the separation of church and state does not shield religious organizations from lawsuits over actions that would be illegal if committed by a secular business in a case before the Fifth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.
PHOENIX (AP) — The free speech rights of two Christian artists who make wedding invitations were violated by an anti-discrimination ordinance in Phoenix that makes it illegal to refuse service to same-sex couples for religious reasons, the Arizona Supreme Court ruled Monday.
Through various programs on economic discipleship, the Boston Faith & Justice Network is inspiring Christians to put biblical values into practice, including rethinking how they’re spending their time and money.
Like health or saving for retirement, a key component of any type of successful ministry boils down to a basic understanding, sometimes forgotten: Humans can be educated and encouraged to accept Christ, but we cannot be forced into that decision.
PARIS (RNS) — The network of émigré Russian Orthodox parishes in Western Europe appears to be headed for years of complex canonical and legal disputes after their archbishop announced that he would rejoin the Moscow Patriarchate and urged his followers to accompany him.
JERUSALEM (RNS) — A fire that destroyed an ancient Holy Land church near the Sea of Galilee around 700 CE appears to have preserved the church’s beautiful mosaic floor, which includes depictions of baskets, loaves and fish as well as inscriptions.
Brad Pitt is currently on the cover of GQ magazine, and in the wide-ranging interview, he opens up about his evolving ideas surrounding faith.
The good news: Food insecurity in the U.S. declined in 2018 to pre-recession (2007) levels. The bad news: 11.1% of households (14.3 million) remained food insecure -- 13.9% among U.S. households with children.
"We don't want to just be recognized for this incident in our history," Wedgwood associate pastor Jeff Laster said. "We want to be recognized for the other good things we've done
Volunteering abroad has grown tremendously. Estimates suggest the industry is now worth at least $173 billion. Among other questions that are being raised, what are these efforts achieving?